University of Melbourne students engineer Rainbow Box for children with autism
By Kristen Goodgame Engineering and IT students from the University of Melbourne have joined forces to develop the “Rainbow Box”, a low-cost multi-sensory toy for children …
EVENT: National Australian Symposium on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering
When: Monday 19th February 2018, 9:00AM – 6:30PM AEDT Where: University House Woodward, 185 Pelham Street, Victoria 3010 Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) is an emerging …
Report to Donors 2014
Philanthropically, 2014 has been an exceptional year for the School and we are grateful for the support from our donors.
Health advice from online forums putting people at risk
Unvalidated health information received from online forums could be placing people at risk according to recently published research from the University of Melbourne.
Modelling the Visual Cortex with Parvin Zarei
Parvin Zarei, Biomedical Engineering PhD student at the University of Melbourne, is modelling how the visual cortex perceives motion transparency with Bionic Vision Australia. For her PhD, Parvin is creating a model to understand how the visual cortex, the part of the brain that enables us to see the world around us, interprets motion transparency.
Alumnus receives top honour from Engineers Australia
Prominent Melbourne School of Engineering alumnus, Dr Maxwell Lay, has been presented with Engineers Australia’s most prestigious award, The 2014 Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal for Career Achievement Award in Engineering.
Advances in nanomaterials changing the way the world works
Ken Crozier, professor of Physics and Electronic Engineering works at the intersection between optics and nanomaterials. His most recent paper explores a breakthrough in the understanding of nanomaterials that can be used to sense minute quantities of chemicals in air and water.
Engineering a better recovery
The interface between medicine and engineering is growing ever stronger and clinicians are using new technologies to improve outcomes for patients. University of Melbourne experts have joined forces with the rehabilitation staff at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) to work with patients recovering from stroke or other nervous system injury.
Rice husk grist to the cement mill: new student developed technology
Students from the University of Melbourne have developed a revolutionary machine to create low-cost, environmentally sustainable building materials, which is expected to have substantial applications in developing countries.
Female undergraduate students inspired by coding at MSE workshop
Female undergraduate students from the University of Melbourne stepped into the world of coding at an Introduction to Programming Workshop this week. Experimenting with a range of programming tools and activities, students were challenged to design their own animations, apps and code.
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